Onondaga Lake Trail

PLAN PASSES BY A VOTE OF 12 TO 5
11:08 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Lawmakers Approve Borrowing $50 Million for Onondaga Lake Amphitheater Project.

Lawmakers begin their session with a prayer led by Legislator Patrick Kilmartin (far right).
Credit John Smith / WAER News

Onondaga County will be getting itself into the concert business at Onondaga Lake with a new $49.5 Million dollar amphitheater with projections it won’t cost taxpayers a dime.

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PARKS
12:19 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Loop the Lake Trail Adds 2.5 Mile Extension

A panoramic view of Onondaga Lake from the new portion of the West Shore Trail.
Hannah Warren WAER News

The next time you’re passing by the New York State Fairgrounds on I-690 and you have some time to kill, think about stopping by the new Onondaga Lake Trail Extension.  Officials unveiled the 2.5 mile addition Sunday with an expo and a walk/run.   

The crowd gathering beside the Fairgrounds on Sunday morning was ready to move.  Everyone lined up beside the new trail entrance, which showcases panoramic views of Onondaga Lake, and it was off to the races. 

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Save the Rain
3:54 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Onon County Taxpayers Will Pay More for 'Save the Rain' Projects

County approves suburban Save the Rain projects like this Westcott Street construction
Credit WAER News

Onondaga County taxpayers will be spending $2 million more this year on projects meant to keep rainwater from flooding the sewer system.  The County Legislature approved the money for additional “Save the Rain” projects…even though the program has its own budget.

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